The Medina County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is a public/private non‐profit organization that has been serving the interests of the commercial and industrial sectors of the county since 1986. With membership composed of a wide variety of companies, governmental entities and educational institutions, MCEDC’s members are stakeholders taking a proactive stance to positively impact the economic vitality of the county and the region.
MCEDC manages economic development growth in Medina County, which has been the fastest growing county in Northern Ohio for the past two decades. The organization also markets and manages tax abatement programs for three Enterprise Zones and twelve Community Reinvestment Areas in Medina County. From 1998‐2014, MCEDC assisted companies to create over 5,605 new jobs and to invest $754 million in new capital. Last year, the organization directly helped 40 companies with their expansion plans, resulting in the creation of 605 new jobs and over $54 million in new capital (2014 Year in Review).
MCEDC serves as the administrator for the Medina County Port Authority which has completed construction of the Medina County Fiber Network and also provides competitive financing opportunities to businesses looking to expand or locate in Medina County.